Devaraja Fruit and Vegetable Market, Mysore, Karnataka

This article gives complete information on the location and attractions of Devaraja Fruit & Vegetable Market, Mysore, Karnataka.

The Devaraja Fruit & Vegetable Market is the most happening shopping place in Mysore Karnataka: while the locals shop, tourists splurge! This bustling market place is no ordinary market. It was set up eons ago, during the reign of Tipu Sultan. Over the years, the original heritage structure has sadly deteriorated and become overcrowded. Fortunately, the Mysore City Corporation has made plans to renovate the main Devaraja Fruit & Vegetable Market building and redevelop the area. The exquisite architectural design of the building will be retained while adding essential facilities for the hundreds of merchants doing business here.

Location of Devaraja Fruit & Vegetable Market Mysore Karnataka

The Devaraja Fruit & Vegetable Market is located in the heart of the city of Mysore, at Sayaji Rao Road and extending all the way to this area from Dhanvantari road. Just about any local will guide you to find this market.

Attractions at Devaraja Fruit & Vegetable Market Mysore Karnataka

Directly in front of the main entrance of the Devaraja Fruit & Vegetable Market, there is a very unusual clock tower. This tower was established when Maharaja Krishnaraja Wodeyar IV was hosting the visit of Lord Dufferin, the British Viceroy.

If you are keen on watching the arrival of fresh fruits and vegetables at the Devaraja Fruit & Vegetable Market, you should visit the area before sunrise. It is a good idea to go with a local guide so that you converse better with the local merchants and find out all about where the truckloads of consumables come from, how they are distributed, etc. Learn all about the wonderful market system of a part of India!

Within the market, your olfactory nerves will be assaulted not just by the wonderful smells of fresh fruit and vegetables. Sniff the air to get whiffs of interesting fragrances from flowers, perfumes and spices. The vibrant colours of the market are a pleasure to see with eyes sore from staring at computer screens and dull office décor! You will be amazed at the manner in which various-hued coloured powders are perfectly piled up in conical shapes. These powders are used for kumkum, a powdered mark put in the hair & on the forehead of married women in India. There are small book shops too in the area. Another interesting sight is the stalls selling sweets and even lose jaggery – you are permitted free tasting sessions!

You can freely capture on camera the colours of the Devaraja Fruit & Vegetable Market, Mysore Karnataka to cherish memories of your visit.

Don’t forget to visit Bombay Tiffany’s, Mysore, a sweetmeat shop located a few footfalls from the Devaraja Fruit & Vegetable Market.

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